Headlines: Child pornography charges, drug dealing guilty plea, cocaine possession sentencing

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

May 2, 2024, 10:44 AM

Updated 27 days ago

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A Mount Kisco man is facing criminal charges after allegedly being caught with child pornography. State police acted on a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, leading to the arrest of 19-year-old Jason Orellana Ramos. Ramos is facing multiple charges, including possessing a sexual performance by a child.
A man faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug dealing in Middletown. According to the Orange County District Attorney, Tarrell Hicks admitted to the illegal sale of a controlled substance. Undercover officers made multiple purchases of cocaine from Hicks last year. He is scheduled to appear in court on June 24.
A New Windsor man will spend six years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing a large quantity of cocaine. Tyrone Hodge's home was searched last August, resulting in the discovery of over 800 grams of cocaine and over 140 grams of crack cocaine. He was also sentenced to five years of post-release supervision.


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